My Redeemer Live

My Redeemer Lives By Pastor Phillip Rutledge Job 19:25 (NIV) I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. Some years now my sister asked me, “Where do you get the ideas for writing your column?” Well, as a Christian, I believe the Holy Spirit works in […]

Before Anything Else, You Have to Believe

Before Anything Else, You Have to Believe By Pastor Phillip Rutledge Jesus said, “… blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” – John 20:29 It’s Easter and Christ has risen. On the evening of the first day, Jesus made his presence known; to Mary of Magdala and then later in the […]

Know The Bible

Know The Bible By Pastor Phillip Rutledge Do you believe everything you read or hear in the news? As bizarre as some stories may sound, you accept their accuracy because they are first-hand accounts of the events and you trust the publisher. What do you think of the stories in the bible? Max Lucado in […]

Holy Spirit Calling

Holy Spirit Calling By Pastor Phillip Rutledge In Galatians 1:11-12 (NIV), Paul said, I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. Paul was […]

Lost & Found

Lost And Found By Pastor Phillip Rutledge If I had the answer to all your problems and didn’t tell you, you probably wouldn’t call me “friend”? If I had been down the road you’re on, suffered similar losses and never told you how I got out of those situations, you likely wouldn’t speak to me […]

Christ-like Character

Christ-like Character By Pastor Phillip Rutledge “Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion – it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.” – Billy Graham It must be an age thing but I find myself looking at the obituary column with greater frequency. I look […]